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This Filipino American Life is a podcast that explores the nuanced experiences of Filipinos in the United States, atbp.

This Filipino American Life This Filipino American Life

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    • 4.8 • 324 Ratings

This Filipino American Life is a podcast that explores the nuanced experiences of Filipinos in the United States, atbp.

    Episode 144 – Susus Maryosep: TFAL Talks Recent Filipino Representation (Social Distance Series)

    Episode 144 – Susus Maryosep: TFAL Talks Recent Filipino Representation (Social Distance Series)

    In recent weeks, many Filipinos and Filipino Americans have appeared in mainstream U.S. news and entertainment.  Whether it’s the release of the Netflix anime series, TRESE, the long-awaited appearance of a Filipino nurse in Grey’s Anatomy, the recent announcement of a Pinay Captain America, or the heroic acts of Jordan Clarkson after a racist incident...

    • 54 min
    Episode 143 – Filipino American Community Profile: Data and Statistics with Neil Ruiz (Social Distance Series)

    Episode 143 – Filipino American Community Profile: Data and Statistics with Neil Ruiz (Social Distance Series)

    How many Filipinos are in the United States?  Where are Filipinos located throughout the nation?  How well are we doing socio-economically?  What does this data tell us about our community? Many people have researched answers to these demographic questions using statistical data.  One of these important figures is Neil Ruiz, Associate Director of Race and...

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode 142 – The Bakit List 3.0: What Grinds Our Gears Edition (Social Distance Series)

    Episode 142 – The Bakit List 3.0: What Grinds Our Gears Edition (Social Distance Series)

    3-2-1 …. 1-2-3. What the heck is bothering me? It’s been a while since TFAL has asked “Bakit?” “Why o’ why?”  For our latest edition of the Bakit List, the TFAL team shares what grinds their gears. We look at the annoying and ever so problematic topics that affect Filipino Americans.  Some of the discussions...

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 141 – Pinays in Political Organizing: A Conversation with Russellie Bongolan & Lillie Madali (Social Distance Series)

    Episode 141 – Pinays in Political Organizing: A Conversation with Russellie Bongolan & Lillie Madali (Social Distance Series)

    What is something that you thought was politically impossible but happened? This is the question that Elaine, Joe, Producer Mike, and special guest host Kat tackle in this conversation about Pinays in Political Organizing. Community and political organizing is a difficult and important job that allows for the impossible to become a reality in our...

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Episode 140 – The Good (Ha) Place – TFAL Thinks Happy Thoughts (Social Distance Series)

    Episode 140 – The Good (Ha) Place – TFAL Thinks Happy Thoughts (Social Distance Series)

    So… there’s a lot going on in the world.  A lot of it not so great.  And while we talk about many of those things on our show and in our social media, we figured we all needed to take a little bit of a break to try and focus on the good things that...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 139 – Cleaming the Gube: TV Writing with Rene Gube (Social Distance Series)

    Episode 139 – Cleaming the Gube: TV Writing with Rene Gube (Social Distance Series)

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to write a TV or movie? If you had total creative freedom to pitch a show or movie, what would it be about?  Would you center Filipino or Filipino American stories? In this TFAL episode, we talk TV writing with the one and only Rene Gube,...

    • 1 hr 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
324 Ratings

324 Ratings

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Dessert Edition

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Great Show 👍🏾

Great show that has nice hosts, interesting topics and amazing guests. Keep up the great work.

King Blicky ,

The most relatable podcast I’ve listen too

Keeping reppin the culture y’all 🇵🇭💯

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